CAPITALIZATION Definition

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CAPITALIZATION is the statement of capital within the firm - either in the form of money, common stock, long-term debt, or in some combination of all three. It is possible to have too much capital (in which case the firm is overcapitalized) or too little capital (in which case the firm is undercapitalized).

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RATE BASE is the value of a regulated public utility and its operations as defined by its regulators and on which the company is allowed to earn a particular rate of return.

STATUTORY DEDUCTIONS are those deductions that are required by law or regulation, e.g. payroll taxes deducted from wages.

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